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Rebecca Watson

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.

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  1. I can see avatars just fine at work. But when I go home, I can't see anything. I think it's because I've got the NoScript plug-in in Firefox. But I've got both Skepchick and Gravatar white listed, so it should show up, and no other sites are listed as blocked. So I wonder what's going on.

  2. It loads the favicon from your web page first, and then replaces it with the Gravatar icon. I know this because Skepchick's hosting service shows up in my Apache logs every time someone views a post I've commented on.

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